Jesus is Our Centerpiece

The Gospel of John describes a wonderful image of the vineyard— branches and vine. This illustrates our relationship with Jesus.  We must abide and remain in him to be fruitful.  He is the vine, and we, we are merely the branches. He is the sole source of everything. Notice the clear implications of John 15. (ComeContinue reading “Jesus is Our Centerpiece”

The Mystery of His Face, Psalm 131

AA A Psalms Study (Just three verses) Childlike Trust in the Lord A song for going up to worship. Of David. 1 Lord, my heart is not proud; I don’t look down on others. I don’t do great things, and I can’t do miracles. 2 But I am calm and quiet, like a baby withContinue reading “The Mystery of His Face, Psalm 131”

Two Truths to Learn- C.H. Spurgeon

“Most of the grand truths of God have to be learned by trouble; they must be burned into us with the hot iron of affliction, otherwise we shall not truly receive them.” –CH Spurgeon “Remember that if you are a child of God, you will never be happy in sin. You are spoiled for theContinue reading “Two Truths to Learn- C.H. Spurgeon”

When Losers Are Loved

“Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful.” 1 Corinthians 1:27, NLT God has particular preferences when it comes to peculiar people.  He selectively chooses.  These choices are made up in his mind and heart.  ForContinue reading “When Losers Are Loved”